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August 30, 2015
Sports
Hiwassee Dam volleyball team ready for another strong season
Hiwassee Dam – A few pieces may be gone, but intern volleyball coach Angie Davis still has the luxury of returning a playoff-caliber squad to the court this season.
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Lady Bulldogs volleyball wins opener, falls to Smoky Mountain
Sylva – The Lady Bulldogs learned a tough lesson after closing out the first week of the young volleyball season against Smoky Mountain on the road Thursday, and that’s to keep up a fighting mental...
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulldogs handle business in season opener
Murphy – Head coach David Gentry has seen a lot in his 45 years spent on the high school gridiron, but this one really stood out for career win No. 357 at Bob Hendrix Memorial Stadium on Friday night.
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulldogs open season Friday against Hendersonville
Murphy – Bulldogs defensive coordinator Thomas Nelson said Thursday his defense will have to tackle a lot better this season. That will have to go on full display Friday night when they welcome 2A ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy soccer team leans on experience
Murphy – Head soccer coach Kim Brownlee no longer harnesses a young litter of pups from one year ago.
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy volleyball expects to contend in 2015
Murphy – It’s never a secret to coaches in the Smoky Mountain Conference that it’s usually one tight race to the finish. And Bulldogs volleyball coach Nikol Watson expects her seasoned squad to be ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy's Lovingood adapts from quarterback to tight end
Senior Matthew Lovingood filled some pretty big shoes for the Bulldogs in the final five games last season. And this year, he’s more than ready to do it again in a completely different role.
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aquatic Club finishes season strong in All-Star meet
Murphy – Just as swim coach Ralph Kryder had hoped before the season, the Cherokee County Aquatic Club took off like a rocket. Saturday’s Mountain All-Stars meet was the team’s grand finale.
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulldogs get back to work for new season
Murphy – Football made its highly anticipated return to Murphy High School’s practice field Saturday morning, and with it came new expectations for head coach David Gentry and the 2014 Smoky Mounta...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emma Flinn brings home haul of medals from national Senior Games
Minneapolis, Minn. – Murphy resident Emma Flinn, 66, has proven once again that age is just a number and at the end of the day, you’re only as old as you feel.
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dixie Stix win Dizzy Dean softball World Series
Southhaven, Miss. – Perfection is difficult to attain, but the 12U Murphy Dixie Stix softball team seized that daunting feat by Sunday after last week’s Dizzy Dean Softball World Series championshi...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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A year after Marble upset, Carroll plans to keep on fighting
Roger Carroll isn’t the kind of man who will let a little, or big, setback slow him down.
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swim team sets personal bests
Murphy – The Cherokee County Aquatic Club clocked out with an abundance of personal records set during Thursday’s home swim meet against Franklin’s Amateur Swim team at the Hiwassee Valley Pool & W...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy football faces juggernauts early in the season
Murphy – No “little sisters,” and no guaranteed wins. That’s the type of season western North Carolina’s winningest football coach, David Gentry, has envisioned for his 2015 Bulldogs.
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee County swimmers fly past Jackson County
Murphy – Personal records and qualifying times were not in short supply for the Cherokee County Aquatic Club’s first scheduled home meet of the season Thursday at the Hiwassee Valley Pool & Wellnes...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swim team starts out strong
Franklin – One day after Cherokee County Aquatic Club swim coach Ralph Kryder initiated the start of the 2015 season in exciting fashion with a ceremonial rocket launch of the team’s individual goa...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local athletes go overseas on mission trip
Some students were laying poolside to begin their summers. For recent Murphy graduate Zack Blalock and rising Hiwassee Dam senior Haylie Shope, they decided to start their vacations elsewhere for a...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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J.R. Reid teaches local kids hoops for sixth straight year
Murphy – Schools out for the summer, but once again, the youth sports calendar is as lively as ever.
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy native getting high praise from bodybuilding world
Murphy native Gage Killian must have been doing something right when a few highly regarded individuals in bodybuilding compared him to Arnold Schwarzenegger during the Golds Classic & Eastern U.S. ...
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Eagles come up just short in finals
Greensboro – The 2015 Hiwassee Dam Lady Eagles had a storybook type season leading up to Friday’s N.C. High School Athletic Association’s state 1A championship series.
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Eagles rally to reach state championship series
Hiwassee Dam – The Hiwassee Dam softball team’s coined phrase “Atta, baby!” was often mocked by Lincoln Charter’s visiting section in Saturday’s 1A West Regional Championship final, but it was the ...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiwassee Dam girls trounce Lincoln Charter in Game 2
Denver, N.C. – Hiwassee Dam's softball team wasn't ready to go home for the summer just yet.
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Eagles softball flies to 1A final four
Hiwassee Dam – The Lady Eagles brought plenty of ammunition to what turned into a hit show against 2014 playoff nemesis and defending state 1A champion North Stokes on Friday.
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiwassee Dam softball earns 'sweet' victory
Hiwassee Dam – Hiwassee Dam softball coach Shannon Helton has come to learn with this current group a win is a win, ugly or pretty.
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagles baseball flies to third round
Hiwassee Dam – East Montgomery’s coaches were worried all game long about “the good lefty” on Hiwassee Dam’s roster.
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy alum gets tryout with NFL's Vikings
At 28, former Murphy standout athlete Tyrea Allen has embarked on quite an unconventional journey in pursuit of his lifelong dream of an NFL career since graduating in 2004.
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Bulldogs baseball team grows up early
Walkertown – The Murphy Bulldogs were originally saving that “deep” playoff run for the next season, according to baseball coach Adam Clonts. That plan changed when the bats came alive in round two...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Bulldogs reach second round
Murphy – The Lady Bulldogs were given the curtain call by defending state 1A champion North Stokes by the end last week’s early playoff action, but that didn’t stop them from lighting up their home...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy track lands 11 top-10s at state
Greensboro – Sometimes, it’s tough to reach the summit for three-consecutive weeks.
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy boys track takes regional title
Boone – Two goals down, one more to go. The Murphy Bulldogs just have one more task to complete in 2015, as 13 athletes representing the 2015 1A West Regional champion boys head to the state 1A cha...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy baseball finishes regular season strong
Murphy – Bulldogs baseball coach Adam Clonts expected his boys to compete this season, and they have, to the point where they took second in the Smoky Mountain Conference standings.
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Lady Bulldogs make playoffs
Murphy – Murphy softball coach Dwight Henry may have entered the season with a predominantly young unit, but the Lady Bulldogs still managed to keep their third-place slot in the Smoky Mountain Con...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Eagles draw No. 1 seed; Shope fires no-no
Hiwassee Dam – A surprise thunderstorm complete with heavy rainfall and the occasional flash of lightning forced the Lady Eagles’ Senior Day game to be called in the top of the sixth in Thursday’s ...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiwassee Dam baseball team wins conference crown
Hiwassee Dam – Eagles baseball gave fans a little scare with a loss to Hayesville on May 4, but still struck gold to claim their first Big Smoky Mountain Conference title by the end of the week.
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy track team wins conference title, girls second
Cherokee – Murphy’s Foster Stroup didn’t know he had it in him, and neither did Andrews’ Bristol Brockwell when the two entered the final turn of the 300-meter hurdles in the Smoky Mountain Confere...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Eagles clinch SMC title, boys closing in
Hayesville – The Hiwassee Dam Lady Eagles have already scratched one item off their list with two games left in the 2015 regular season.
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiwassee Dam edges Murphy 2-1 in battle of SMC top teams
Murphy – For the second-time this season, baseball’s in-county showdown between Murphy and Hiwassee Dam came down to the wire, this time with implications much larger than before.
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulldogs battle for home playoff game
Murphy – The Bulldogs’ chances of capturing a Smoky Mountain Conference title are now squandered, but their three consecutive league wins leading up to Monday night put them in contention for secon...
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Eagles softball dominant lately
Cherokee – Make that 11-straight wins for Hiwassee Dam softball. The Lady Eagles added three conference wins and a statement making victory over 3A opponent Franklin this week to maintain their top...
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiwassee Dam baseball eyes SMC title
Rosman – Cherokee County rival Murphy may be breathing down the necks of Hiwassee Dam after this past week, but the Eagles still have their foot on the gas as the Smoky Mountain Conference nears th...
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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